By Patrick Munn | March 19, 2018 - 10:05 am | No Comments
SYFY UK has gone on an acquisitions spree. The NBCU owned and operated genre channel has agreed a bumper deal with Disney Media Distribution for UK rights to Hulu's Marvel series Runaways and the Freeform dramas Siren and Stitchers.
By Patrick Munn | March 8, 2018 - 6:26 pm | No Comments
Slasher is staying put on its UK home. The Sky owned and operated FTA channel Pick TV has retained the UK rights to the Canadian horror series and plans to air the show's second season, subtitled Guilty Party, later this spring.
By Patrick Munn | March 1, 2018 - 9:42 am | No Comments
Movies 24 is adding a comedy to their line-up. The NBCU owned and operated channel has secured the UK rights to UP TV's comedy series Date My Dad, starring Barry Watson and Raquel Welch. The ten episode series - which is distributed internationally by Content Media and Palatin Media - will premiere on Sunday April 29th at 5pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | January 27, 2018 - 7:32 pm | 3 Comments
A range of UK broadcasters - including Channel 4, Channel 5 and ITV - have picked up the UK rights to the new seasons of their exclusive imports including 'Homeland', 'This Is Us', 'Last Man Standing', 'The Americans', 'Timeless' & more.
By Patrick Munn | January 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm | 1 Comment
5USA is adding two U.S. scripted dramas to their slate. The Channel 5 owned digi-net has agreed separate deals with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and NBCUniversal Television Distribution for first run rights to CBS' short-lived Training Day reboot and free-to-air rights to NBC's Taken prequel series.
By Patrick Munn | December 18, 2017 - 11:12 pm | No Comments
5Spike (formerly known simply as Spike) has picked up the UK rights to History's SEAL Team drama series Six after striking a deal with international distributor A+E Networks. The eight episode first season is set to premiere on the channel in early 2018.
By Patrick Munn | December 8, 2017 - 10:59 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Superstore is finally crossing the pond. Multiple sources are telling me that ITV has agreed a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution for the exclusive UK rights to the America Ferrera fronted comedy series, with plans to air it on ITV2 in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | November 20, 2017 - 5:32 pm | No Comments
History UK has acquired the UK rights to Knightfall, the period drama about the Knights Templar which is being produced for the U.S. History network. The series, which is distributed internationally by A+E Networks, is expected to premiere on this side of the pond in 2018.